Testimonials

“What a fantastic concept! You guys have put together a really great show – as good as anything I’ve seen in the UK.”

Sir Michael Parkinson

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It was a wonderful performance, the four leading men were classy, polished and very professional. A fantastic way to start the evening, which was a huge success. The four performers were ‘Leading Men’ in every sense of the word, their performance was spectacular”

Belinda Simpson – Raine & Horne

“I have never run an event and have so many guests come up to me asking me for details of the performers. Brisbane’s business leaders were treated to a night of dynamic entertainment from the Leading Men. Simply outstanding”.

Julie Anderson, Australian Institute of Company Directors

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“A truly professional act and thoroughly enjoyable.”

Dianna Crebbin, DC Conferences

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“The special ingredients that each of the men brought to the performance was exceptional. A combination of dynamic voices and sophisticated humour added something special to making this inaugural event a fabulous success. Their energetic presentation of the show delighted everybody on our guest list”

Libby Hayes, National Breast Cancer Foundation

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These guys are worth every cent!  A definite WOW factor from these guys that will keep your audience pumped for the night ahead!

Andrew O’Riordan, Bridges Finance

“This morning’s gig was excellent!!  Il Divo be damned! That’s the intelligent, funny, entertaining magic only seasoned performers can pull out of their hats – well done.”

Emma Nicholson, Lumely Insurance

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 “We want to thank ‘The Leading Men’ for a wonderful performance at our Ball. The guests thoroughly enjoyed the show – evident by the looks of enjoyment and fantastic feedback.  Thanks also for being so helpful and wonderful to deal with.”

Lisa Burnett, fundraising coordinator, Ronald McDonald House Charities

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“The guys were sensational and the guests were still talking about it days later, many thanks to the guys for making the night a huge success.  The bar was certainly raised and I don’t know how I’m going to eclipse their performance next year.”

Gail Smith, Greater Building Society

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“Thank you so much to the Leading Men for a fantastic performance on Friday, everyone was totally thrilled. The joy of performing shines through, add that big touch of professionalism and it makes superb entertainment.

Julie Leeming,  Hummingbird Ambassador for the O’Brien Foundation

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“’The Leading Men’ were nothing short of fantastic. They ornamented the Gala awards night with sumptuous staging, wonderful voices, great repartee & left the crowd wanting more”.

Richard Klipin, former CEO, Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) 


 

The Leading Men and a Leading Lady” were truly the icing on our cake.  What extraordinary voices – everyone had goose bumps and the evening was a spectacular success due in large part, to them!

Julie Conway,  Director Eventful Special Events, Sydney

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“The Leading Men and a Leading Lady were the main act at our major world congress. Over 900 guests from all over the world were absolutely wowed – they were outstanding!”

Paul Leishman, Leishman Associates Intl Conference Project Manager

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“Your performance at the Ronald McDonald House Gala Ball was so wonderful – thank you all!”

 Lisa Burnett – Fundraising Co-ordinator Ronald McDonald House

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“The fact that the line-up of performers included stars we’d all seen on TV or in musicals added so much presence to our event and was a huge buzz for everyone in the audience”.

  Bruce Buchanan – Event Manager Orange Regional Council


 

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“Jersey to Motown” was the best Christmas party entertainment we have ever experienced! The band was unbelievably fabulous!!! They had everyone dancing the whole night and all ages loved them…from early 20’s right up to older baby-boomers. An absolute blast! Our guests said it was the best Christmas party they’d ever been to.”

Victoria Black, Publisher & Editor-in-chief, Wildfire Publishing

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“Jersey to Motown”‘ were one of the key highlights of the night.  Our guests thoroughly enjoyed the whole performance. The choreography, the vast song repertoire and the enthusiasm of the group really set the tone for the night and had guests out of their seats.”

 Ron Delezio, Executive Chairman & Founder Day of Difference

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 “A great job! The opening was hot and they got the audience up and grooving… no mean feat for 8am in the morning. The spot in the Awards Night was fab. Our client is very happy. A lovely bunch of chaps and we enjoyed working with them.”

Doug Tremlett, DNA (Ideas Pty Ltd)

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“In a very mixed audience every song went down a treat – everyone left on a high having been exposed to a real “blast from the past”. The performers were outstanding and the only complaint I had was that it didn’t go on longer!”

Leigh Duncan – Director, The Ladder

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“It was such a thrill to see the boys perform last night at the Executive PA Magazine Awards. Notwithstanding their obvious talent, they got the night off to a great start, and really set the vibe for the evening – thank you!”

Tim Stackpool – MC  Executive PA Awards

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“Booking ‘Jersey to Motown’ for one of my wedding receptions was the best idea I’ve had in a long time – the crowd were up dancing before they’d even eaten their main. Happy, joyful and a total delight”

Anthea Leonard, Director, Sweet Art

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 “Jersey To Motown were a professional outfit from start to finish. They wowed the crowd with their fabulous voices and dance moves, stirred the crowd to get up and dance before their main meal and were very flexible in working with our run of the night. Overall Jersey to Motown were a joy to work with and a credit to Lovegrove Entertainment.”

Candice Palin – St Edmunds School, Sydney

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 “Jersey and Motown were great! I found them great to work with – very professional, accommodating and enthusiastic and perfect for the demographic.”

Danielle Spargo – CI Events

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 “It was GREAT! Everyone had a brilliant time, the show was fabulous and wowed the audience with their energy and charm.”

Deanne Bevan, Half The Sky Foundation

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 “Thank you so much for organising Jersey to Motown for our wedding! They were absolutely brilliant and made our night one that we and our guests will never forget! They sounded and acted so much like the real Jersey Boys we all felt like we were watching Frankie Valley and the Four Seasons live!

Bec Mcleod, Organising For You Ltd


 

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“Darryl & Harmony’s performance was nothing short of breathtaking. Such was their impact that some of our most reserved guests were in tears. Both performers display impeccable professionalism and charisma. They are incredibly talented in their own right but together they are simply amazing!”

Patrick Tessier – Managing Director Salesfest Advertising & Marketing

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Your performance was stunning!  You all melted our hearts. Everyone was incredibly moved by the songs and the brilliant performance which added something magical to the night.

Guy Russo CEO Target, Deanne Bevan, Exec Director, Half the Sky Foundation Australia Ltd

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“A stunning performance – you left most of the audience speechless or in tears!”

Grant Williams – Executive Producer A Current Affair

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“The most glorious voice, perfect pitch, clear as a bell on high twinkling down to a beautiful child’s face. That’s Harmony in full flight. An inspiration of talent. Alongside her dad, they command the room”.

Meg Fisher, Events and Protocol Manager  Local Government and Shires Association of NSW

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“Your performance at our “Nourish” event was sensational”

Ronni Kahn, Founder Oz Harvest Food Rescue & Australian Hero of the Year

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“Thank you for ensuring our event was such a success! People are still talking about Darryl and Harmony’s performance….it blew them away.”

Kylie Pagent, AUDI Motors

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 “Thank you so much for being a part of our fundraising event for the Children’s Hospital at Westmead.  People were amazed and enthralled by your performance and it brought a tear to many eyes including mine.  Your voices and chemistry together on stage were inspirational.  I didn’t want it to end and know that people will talk about it for a very long time”.

Sam Neaves – Producer/Director Stage Artz Theatre Company

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 “Thank you so much for being a part of our Summer Lovin Ball.  We have received so many positive comments about what a great MC you were and how amazing Harmony was.  A number of our friends even admitted to being brought to tears by yours and Harmony’s singing”.

Krystyna Weston CEO Manly Social

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“Darryl & Harmony certainly provided the WOW factor”

Jenny Boden, MD Corporate Communique


 

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“What an incredible interpretation of one of the world’s greatest songs with the most beautiful message sung in the most joyous and honest way I think I’ve ever heard that song sung.  I love you – you are gorgeous!”

Tina Arena – Young Talent Time

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“What an amazing voice – WOW you totally blew me away
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Guy Sebastien – Winner Australian Idol

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“You reminded me of the early days of Whitney Houston – the way you hit those big notes – incredible! “

Chucky Klapow Young Talent Time

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 “A stunning performance – you left everyone in the room either speechless or in tears”

Grant Williams, Executive Producer ‘A Current Affair’

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 “Harmony – you are rare and special – just like a Unicorn”

Joel and Benji Madden

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“You stole the show!”

Don Spencer, OAM Founder Australian Children’s Music Foundation

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“Me – along with the whole country has fallen in love with Harmony. She has a such a gift and I know she is in this for the long haul”.

Delta Goodrem

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“Harmony was spectacular, the entire audience fell in love with her”

Julie Leeming, O’Brien Foundation Victoria

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“Darryl & Harmony’s performance was nothing short of breathtaking. Such was their impact that some of our most reserved guests were in tears. Both performers display impeccable professionalism and charisma, particularly Harmony who impressed with her advanced vocal skills for someone so young and it was a treat to hear the duo sing in Italian.  Both performers are incredibly talented in their own right but together they are simply amazing!”

Patrick Tessier – Managing Director Salesfest Advertising & Marketing

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 “Harmony you are amazing”

Anh Do, Comedian & Author


 

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“What an extraordinary concept! As you could see our guests were enthralled by the journey the Time Machine took us all on. A really unique treat”

Guy Russo, CEO Kmart Australia and Wesfarmers

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“Thanks so much for providing such an awesome experience for our audience. It was such a great way to get everyone enjoying the soundtrack and images of our lives. So much fun”

Dale Beaumont, CEO Business Blueprint

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“The Time Machine Dance Party is brilliant. It was great to see something so unique that appealed to everyone and continued to have the dance floor rocking!”

Natasha Cannon, MD Executive Assistant Network

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 “What a fabulous way to end the night! My audience had never experienced that kind of DJ show and to see them all up dancing to those great songs and following the fascinating time line was really something. It’s such a great idea!”

Jan Grady, Innovent


 

Gatsbys Cotton Club Party

“Thank you for suggesting the Cotton Club Party band for my clients Great Gatsby Dinner in Hobart. The group were a perfect ending to a great night, they were young, vibrant and exceptional dancers and singers and very well received by my group of 197 delegates. A huge thanks to you all!”

Vickie Scobie,
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“The show was amazing!”

 Louisa Mawer, Sutherland Shire Council

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“Now that’s entertainment”

Jane Cohen – Festival Manager


 

“A great new idea performed by very talented singers and dancers. Clearly, the crowd was totally into it. Just superb.”

Steve Spillane, Huntly Properties

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“For 4 years in a row Lovegrove Entertainment has succeeded in entertaining us. This year we had ‘Swingin’ La Vida Loca’. At times you actually thought you were listening to the original artists! The Band, Singers and Dancers were professional and engaging which is what you want for your guests. Each time a new set started the dance floor was packed. Booking entertainment for functions is not easy, unless you speak with Lovegrove Entertainment first!!”

Deborah Renshaw, Events, Saint Patrick’s College

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“Once again you’ve delivered a fresh, energetic and exciting show. Loved the music, the moves and the crowd interaction”.

Leigh Duncan, Talent Capital


 

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“Once again the band were superb in backing The Leading Men. They really are a bunch of fantastic musicians”

Nigel Lampe, Coordinator South Sydney Juniors

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“Wow, thanks so much for giving our guests one heck of a NYE party! You guys were amazing and really know how to bring an event to life”

Tracey, Program Director ‘The World’ ship.

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“Thank you so much. You guys were unreal”

 Kerri-Ann Kennerly

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“Thank you – you guys were fantastic and totally rocked”.

Danielle Paul, Fighting Chance Australia


 

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“Darryl was amazing, brilliant and world class. Everybody is raving that it’s the best Export Awards ever.”

Catherine Mullane. NZ Export Awards

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“The stunning outdoor post-dinner show you performed for AON insurance under the Northern Territory sky, left every person breathless – simply superb!”

Steve Rawlins. MD, DMP Marketing

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“What a voice!! How very fortunate were we to experience “the Man”.  I had goose bumps running down my spine while Darryl performed the obligatory Nessun Dorma finale. Not surprising it ended in a standing ovation.  Darryl filled the room with plenty of passion and tons of enthusiasm. He is an exceptional entertainer, a true professional and an absolute delight to deal with.. Let me say it again..what a voice!! Thank you for a brilliant night of entertainment.”

Martin Klopfer. etm group of companies

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“Darryl’s ability to sing and perform as well as fulfil the brief of MC was the perfect offering for our evening.”

Katherine Saunders – Suncorp Bank

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“As organisers of the Asian Conference Awards we were under the critical gaze of the industry. We needed a professional to announce the winners but also entertain the audience at the celebratory dinner. Darryl came highly recommended and he did not disappoint! We have had numerous comments about how great he was and would not hesitate to recommend Darryl Lovegrove to industry colleagues in Asia and elsewhere.”

 Rory Ross Russell, co-founder of the Asian Conference Awards 2012, Singapore

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 “Just an outstanding talent! We engaged Darryl as our MC for the Master Builders Australia National Awards, Parliament House Canberra. Darryl did an outstanding job as MC wowing the audience in song and engaging the audience throughout the night whilst ensuring a very busy program of awards flowed along beautifully working perfectly within our time frames. The feedback from guests was nothing but praise for an excellent job. Daryl is an absolute professional and a delight to work with and I look forward to working him again this year”

 Steve Keys, Events Manager at Master Builders Australia

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 Darryl, many thanks for the fantastic job you did as MC of our NZ 2012 CIO Summit Awards this week. As a PCO I know how important the MC is and was thankful for your deep theatrical experience and your ability to read the audience. It was a faultless performance from a seasoned, enthusiastic professional. Thank you.

 Steve Scott, MD, Conferenz Ltd.

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 “It was fantastic having Darryl as we got such great feedback on his performances and everyone wanted him to sing more! It was a great choice and his jokes really lightened up the mood after a long business day.”

Francesca Duck, Beacon Events, ’Mines and Money’ conference. Hong Kong

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 “You simply blew all 197 delegates away with your brilliant voice, sharp wit and your willingness to interact with the client and delegates both before and after the event made the night even more of a success. Your professionalism from the time I contacted you until after the event shone through. Thank you Darryl, you certainly helped turn the night into one of the best Gala Dinners we have had with this group.

Vickie Scobie, Conference in Style

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“We just wanted to say a huge thank you for hosting and performing at our Event. It was really outstanding! We received brilliant feedback from our guests and staff commenting on the variety of your amazing performance. A true compliment to your work was that many of the guests came from an Asian cultural background, but yet you were able to communicate perfectly with everyone with your splendid performance and MC skills. It was entertainment of the highest value.”

 Heng Li, Bank of Communications